• Opinion: Gender-affirming care should be embraced, not met with vitriol and bomb threats

    11 days ago - By STAT

    As a pediatrician and a parent of a transgender son, I have become increasingly alarmed by the level of vitriol in the U.S. surrounding the provision of gender-affirming care to children and adolescents.
    Those three words, “gender-affirming care,” indicate a thoughtful approach to individuals whose gender identity - feelings of self - doesn't correspond to the sex assigned them at birth. I am appalled that delivering this kind of care has caused well-publicized incidents of bigotry and threats of violence, including a series of vitriolic communications sent to health care workers at Boston...
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